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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Diabetes

Has a doctor ever told you that diabetes has affected your eyes or that you had retinopathy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,541 296 20.0 17.4-22.7 1,245 80.0 77.3-82.6
-Western NC 216 37 17.2 11.8-24.5 179 82.8 75.5-88.2
GENDER
Male 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 124 19 12.5 7.3-20.5 105 87.5 79.5-92.7
RACE
White 174 29 17.5 11.7-25.4 145 82.5 74.6-88.3
Other minorities 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 208 35 16.1 10.9-23.2 173 83.9 76.8-89.1
AGE
18-34 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 185 33 18.3 12.2-26.3 152 81.7 73.7-87.8

Back to Diabetes.

*This question was asked of respondents with doctor-diagnosed diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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